By Gina Yarbrough OCEANSIDE–Family members and friends of a UC Santa Barbara student killed by a great white shark while body surfing last Friday at Surf Beach in Santa Barbara gathered Thursday at the Oceanside Municipal Pier for a paddleout memorial. The memorial was upbeat rather than somber. Ransom’s friends and family wanted to remember […]
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LA MESA–Heartland Fire responded to a multi-family residential structure fire at 7200 Melody Lane #71 in La Mesa Fire crews arrived within six minutes and reported heavy smoke and fire coming from the second floor apartment. Fire crews stretched hose lines to the second floor, while a truck company cut a hole in the roof […]
The school is open 12 months a year, but students only have to attend three weeks and then they get to go home. Meet the woman who has been named teacher of the year for having made a real difference in the lives of her students.
OCEANSIDE–More than 30 local authors, publishers and representatives from local chapters of Romance Writers of America, Sisters-in-Crime, and Mystery Writers of America will be featured at the third annual celebration of National Authors’ Day with the North County Authors and Poets (NCAP). Keynote speaker is Karla Olson, who has been in the publishing industry for […]
SAN MARCOS–The City of San Marcos Theatre West Youth Theater will present the musical production, The Princess and the Pea, at the San Marcos Community Center, 3 Civic Center Drive on Nov. 5, 6 and 7. Show times are Fridays 7:30 p.m.; Saturdays 2 and 7:30 p.m.; and Sundays 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. A […]
SAN YSIDRO–The drums begin their rhythmic music, powerful and life giving, the heartbeat of the celebration kicks off and the Aztec dancers emerge as if from a different time and place, feathers grazing the wind and the sound of the conch initiates the blessing for the night. It’s Dia de Los Muertos, and on this […]
County of San Diego offers free depression screenings, referrals and resources for San Diegans.
ENCINITAS–To combat teen drinking and driving in the San Diego area, county leaders and law enforcement have teamed up to launch an initiative to educate parents and teens on the dangers of driving under the influence and promote safe driving. More than 100 students and parents gathered at San Dieguit o High School Academy to […]
Will San Diego voters approve a half-cent sales tax increase?